sexual rights

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Crowdmapping Sexual Harassment in India

Posted Wed 27 Nov 2013 - 14:00 | 5,268 views
This is the first in a series of posts reporting on the day-long “Connect Your Rights!” meeting held in Mumbai in November 2013. The meeting explored topics such as tools to combat violence against women, pornography, sexuality, and freedoms and risks in the online world.

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Snippets from Connect Your Rights, Mumbai

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 23:47 | 3,519 views
Point of View held “Connect Your Rights!”, an all-day meeting exploring the links between gender rights, sexual rights, and Internet rights, on November 11, 2013 at Mumbai. It was the first meeting in the second phase of the EROTICS India project. The first phase comprised of an exploratory research study on sexuality and ICTs in India.

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Day 2: Sexual Right, Privacy and Technology - Common Concerns Moving Forward

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 15:05 | 3,141 views
At Rutgers University Newark Campus, November 8-9, 2013, organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and The Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights (CGHR).

EROTICS all over: Constellations of debates on sexual rights, privacy and technology

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 15:02 | 6,181 views
"EROTICS project":http://www.apc.org/en/projects/erotics-exploratory-research-project-sexu... is moving forward and discussions on sexual rights, violence against women, censorship. privacy, pornography, freedoms and risks in the online world. are flowing all around. Two meetings took place lately,...

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Day 1: Sexual Right, Privacy and Technology - Common Concerns Moving Forward

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 15:00 | 3,359 views
At Rutgers University Newark Campus, November 8-9, 2013, organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and The Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights (CGHR).

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Day 3: Sexual Right, Privacy and Technology - Common Concerns Moving Forward

Posted Wed 20 Nov 2013 - 14:55 | 3,351 views
At Rutgers University Newark Campus, November 8-9, 2013, organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and The Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution and Human Rights (CGHR).

Publication

Infographic - Sexual rights activism & the internet

Posted Wed 24 Jul 2013 - 15:48 | 10,134 views
An infographic highlights the preliminary results from APC’s global survey on usage, risks, and navigation of internet regulation by sexual rights activists.

Networking, safety and sexual agency

Posted Wed 17 Jul 2013 - 13:20 | 3,888 views
98% of activists see the internet as an "important public sphere for advancing sexual rights":http://www.genderit.org/node/3836. However 51% of them have suffered online hate speech, censorship or privacy violations. Sexual rights activists from Africa and the Middle East face double risk compared to colleagues from elsewhere of being attacked by...

In depth

Survey on sexual activism, morality, and the internet

Posted Mon 15 Jul 2013 - 17:29 | 34,094 views
Has the internet become an indispensable tool for feminist and LGBTQI advocacy? How savvy are sexual rights activists in handling the legal and technical issues that come along when they use the internet? How do they negotiate online threats and restrictions? Activists from around the world addressed these and other questions through a global online survey on sexual rights work and the internet.

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Of Porn, Morality and Censorship: A Perspective from India

Posted Wed 10 Jul 2013 - 16:51 | 12,977 views
Filed in April 2013, a legal petition that calls for a ban on pornography on account of its linkage to sexual violence in India has raised several eyebrows and debates within the country. This piece written by Richa Kaul Padte explores the context for this proposed legislation, the social and legal cultures in which it sits, and its implications for internet censorship within India.